EXTEND THE DURATION OF THE EXISTING LEITRIM COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2015-2021

Leitrim County Development Plan 2015 – 2021

 NOTICE OF INTENTION TO EXTEND THE DURATION OF THE EXISTING LEITRIM COUNTY DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2015-2021 (AS VARIED)

 Pursuant to Section 11D of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, Leitrim County Council hereby gives notice that it intends to extend the duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied) up to the 31st of March 2023. The extension of duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied) is necessary in order to provide for a further period of time of up to 9 months to prepare and make a new County Development Plan for the functional area of Leitrim County Council for the period 2023-2029.

Strategic Environmental Assessment and Appropriate Assessment   

In compliance with Section 11D(2) of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended, Leitrim County Council has determined as Competent Authority that the extension of duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied) does not require the carrying out of a Strategic Environmental Assessment (SEA) in accordance with the Strategic Environmental Assessment Directive (2001/42/EC) and pursuant to Article 13B of the Planning and Development (Strategic Environmental Assessment) Regulations 2004 (S.I. No.436 of 2004), as amended.

The proposal to extend the life of the existing County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied) has also been screened out by Leitrim County Council as the Competent Authority for the need to undertake Appropriate Assessment in accordance with the requirements of Article 6 (3) of the Habitats Directive (92/43/EEC) and Section 177U of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended.

Submissions/Observations

Leitrim County Council hereby invites any interested parties to make submissions or observations with respect to the proposed extension of the duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015–2021 (as varied).

Submissions/observations may be made during the period from Wednesday 27th of April 2022 to 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of May 2022 inclusive. Submissions/observations will be taken into consideration before a decision is made as to whether or not to extend the duration of the existing Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied).

In addition to a short report which outlines the proposal to extend the duration of the existing Plan, a copy of the relevant environmental determinations referred to above may be inspected during the consultation period at the following locations during normal opening hours:

  • Planning Department, Leitrim County Council, Áras an Chontae, St. George’s Terrace, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, N41 PF67.
  • Ballinamore Library, Main Street, Ballinamore, Co. Leitrim, N41 E061.
  • Manorhamilton Library, Library Corner, Manorhamilton, Co. Leitrim, F91 C862.

This documentation relating to the proposed extension of the Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied) is also available to view at the following links:

1.     Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied)

-   1. Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of LCDP 15-21.pdf.pdf.pdf (size 831.7 KB)

2.     Strategic Environmental Assessment – Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied)

2. SEA Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of LCDP 15-21.pdf.pdf.pdf (size 515.6 KB) 

- Chief Executive acceptance SEA Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of LCDP .pdf (size 912.3 KB)

3.     Appropriate Assessment – Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of Leitrim County Development Plan 2015-2021 (as varied)

-  3. AA Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of LCDP 15-21.pdf.pdf.pdf (size 4.6 MB)

- Chief Executive acceptance AA Screening Report on Proposed Extension of Duration of LCDP .pdf (size 878.2 KB)

In respect of making a submission or observation please note the following:

  • Submissions/observations should include your name and may include your address and details of any organisation, community group or company etc., which you represent.
  • Please be advised that all submissions/observations received will be published online in accordance with the requirements of the Planning and Development Act 2000, as amended.
  • Please make your submission by one medium only i.e., in hard copy or via email.

A submission/observation can be submitted by one of the following methods:

a)     By writing to: Planning Department, Leitrim County Council, Áras an Chontae, St. George’s Terrace, Carrick on Shannon, Co. Leitrim, N41 PF67.

OR

b)     By email to: cdp@leitrimcoco.ie. The subject headline of any such email submission should read “Extension of Duration of Development Plan”. 

 The deadline for receipt of submissions/observations is 4.30 p.m. on Wednesday 25th of May 2022.Please note late submissions/observations cannot be considered.

Data Protection

All submissions should include your name and a contact address, and where relevant, details of any organisation, community group or company, etc., which you represent. To assist Leitrim County Council in complying with data protection legislation, you are asked to provide this information on a separate sheet. This processing of your personal data is lawful under Article 6 (1)(e) of the GDPR regulations.

The Council’s Data Protection Policy, is available at

Leitrim County Council - Data Protection & Privacy Policy - Leitrim County Council (leitrimcoco.ie).

The policy is also available in hard copy upon request.

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